The KIPS Aqua Progressions online course gives you all the tools you will need to lead a safe and effective water fitness class to all populations. This course includes online lecture components and video practicals for the warm up, choreography for the aerobic portion of the class, core work using noodles while suspended, a special standing core segment, and static stretch. What is unique about this course is the many ways the fitness professional will learn to offer specific options/modifications. Expect to learn leadership skills and ongoing support from industry leader and course instructor, Janice Jaicks, as long as you need it!
- Introduction to Aqua Progressions
- Instructor Essentials
- Fitness Principles
- Cueing and Teachings Tips
- Water Fitness Choreography
- Putting Together a Complete Program
About the Author
Janice Jaicks has been teaching water aerobics since 1985 when she was asked to teach at the Mesa, AZ YMCA. She has worked with all populations (athletes, older adults, special populations) at health clubs and resorts since that time. Her sense of humor, motivating attitude and caring nature make her one of the most sought-after instructors in the valley. Janice has also managed and trained hundreds of aqua instructors over the past 20 years. She is the creator and presenter of Aqua Progressions, a training designed for new and veteran water aerobics instructors to learn choreography tools, review safety and contraindications for all populations, and understand the principles and properties of water for a safe, effective workout. Janice has presented for several national organizations such as IDEA World, SCW Mania, and her own FitnessFest and AquaCon conferences.